Appendix A. Personal Productivity Resources

The subject of how increasing personal productivity can work to enhance work/life balance is, to say the least, a big one, and this book on becoming more productive with Microsoft Outlook only begins to scratch its surface. To help you delve a little more deeply into this important topic, I list some of my favorite print and online personal productivity resources in this appendix.

Print Resources

The books in the following list can help you deepen your understanding of many productivity principles and ideas, not to mention Outlook features that I've only been able to briefly touch upon in this book:

  • Outlook 2007 Business Contact Manager For Dummies by Karen Fredricks and Lon Orenstein (Wiley Publishing). This is the book to have if you're using Outlook 2007 and you want more information about its basic features.

  • Outlook 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies by Jennifer Fulton and Karen S. Fredricks (Wiley Publishing). If you're using Outlook 2007 and you want to have a more complete understanding of the full range of its features, then this is definitely the book to have.

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey (Free Press). This is Stephen Covey's classic text on the seven basic behaviors that, in his estimation, all people need to cultivate in order to be truly successful.

  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen (Penguin Books). This is David Allen's classic text on what it takes for ...

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